This Day in History: 1909-12-03

Samuel Krauss, American trumpeter, at 19 founded and conducted the Salem High School Band, principal of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, DC (1930), principal of St. Louis (1936; later fourth, 1943-5), principal Philadelphia Orchestra (1945-58; second, 1959-67; fourth 1967-75), born in Salem, Ohio.

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